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are really hard to deal with. anyway, i think they are the fly in the buttermilk. host: abc's jonathan carl, who has been a capitol hill producer for several years and is now going to be the new white house correspondent for abc is up on capitol hill following this. here is a tweed he just sent out. that is from a senate democratic leadership aide according to jonathan carl of abc news. james in new hampshire republican line. caller: happy new year. i am a republican died in the wall, but what i will say is both parties -- i don't know which one started disappearing -- started it and i don't care, why do they let it go to the last second? i am craig said every one of them. my congressman bass -- i am crazed at every one of them. my congressman bass, they got he got kicked out. all they are doing tonight is fixing unemployment, farms, and all that stuff, which needs to be done, and in two months we're going to be right back in the same spot. they should pass this tonight and then get three days off, and then all they should be doing is dealing with this negs debt ceiling -- next debt ceiling
and then remarks from president obama at the white house. also, yesterday, senators carl levin john mccain of for their ideas for bypassing the bill buster to -- it would change the senate rules to assemble a majority vote. they spoke for about half an hour. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] ok, sorry for the delay. we thought we had a vote, but there was no vote. senator mccain and i are part of a group of eight senators who have been working for about a month to come up with a proposal for our leaders and our conferences, which will hopefully overcome the gridlock that has so permeated the u.s. senate. the eight senators who have participated in this effort are myself, senator mccain, senator schumer, senator alexander, senator cardin, senator kyl, senator prior, and senator barasso. it is a bipartisan proposal, and we believe strongly we must reform the senate's procedures if it is going to do business more efficiently and fairly. there are many parts to our proposal, i would say the key number-one part is to
. host: we will go to carl. caller: i believe this is about a monopoly on the common man. when they borrow from social security and medicaid to finance these wars, that is what put us in that particular position. it was a republican president that had done it. we need to go back to realizing cuts on home? what are the cuts going to do? how will they affect the common people? how will they affect the common class? host: we will keep getting your thoughts. while we wait for democrats to come to be microphones before that happens first from today's "washington journal" our interview with his thoughts on this deal that was approved in the early hours. >> he is the washington reporter for the nation. what do you think of this deal that was reached earlier this morning? >> what happened was one of the biggest measures the average to close the long term debt. yet the bush tax cut officially expired. you had the sequestered technically go into effect. what congress is doing now is basically undo that deficit reduction. they will and the most of the tax cuts. they will put off the seque
never know when a carl icahn is going to show up and upset the apple cart and cause a corporation to get that one time share price bump up. but in the long run, it is hard to make your long-term returns. if you have an questions about whether that is happening, i have a new piece of macro economic evidence for you. number one, our public corporations are disappearing. the number of public companies listed on the u.s. exchanges has declined by more than 40% in the last 15 years. if it were a species, we would call it in danger. number two, the life span of a fortune 500 company was about 75 years in the 1920's. it is down to 15 years today. so if you have any doubt that short-termism is harming our corporations, that should be some evidence you think about. you might wonder if there is more going on than you have realized. what are we to do? the good news is, i do see this problem is very fixable, or at least improve global. -- improveable. in 1960, the holding period for a share of stocks was eight years. today is down to around four months. what can we do to change that? there are a mil
damaging the economy. taxation is too low. host: carl, you are on the air. caller: good morning. happy new year. this is not a good deal. this shifts the bull's-eye on to entitlements. you have precluded any other stream for revenue. they will be looking to make all the cuts now to address our deficits. that is the only place you can go to now. guest: i agree. member is are worried about the cuts -- members are worried about the cuts. lindsey graham is ready to ask for deep cuts. democrats will be in a tough place to turn those backed. host: this is from a column in "the washington post." failur toma's lead" is the title of the column. guest: i have a few problems with that. he is in a tricky place on medicare and medicaid. he does not want to hurt beneficiaries. he proposed $700 billion in savings to the program that didn't hurt beneficiaries and saw mitt romney and paul ryan- bash him. he is in a tough position. in some ways obama and liberals could allow the government to negotiate drug prices under par t d. that would be a significant savings. there are ways to do it. host: rick from t
. the new york post this morning as a whole section. on in the post --y go carl in port deposit, maryland. caller: yeah, i am a truck driver. i live in maryland and have a lot of friends from baltimore, philadelphia, and just the thought of the bush tax cuts being cut or being discontinued makes everybody's taxes go up. .'m already paying fuel tax if you hall piece of freight from baltimore to philadelphia, it pays $285, a u.s. just put $200 ridicule in your truck. he spent $36 one-way on a bridge, $18 through the tunnel, next year it goes up to $48 for the bridge. $24 for the fort mchenry tunnel. i mean, nothing leaves nothing. it's getting out of hand. it used to be a pretty good deal to be a truck driver. now i am not so sure anymore. i just don't know what the next step is. . -- 2013 tax deal is scary me a little. host: -- that is just a portion of what is in the new york times this morning. next is mary in sun city, california. go ahead. we are listening. caller: i am in the rental business in california. i hear california is very big on welfare and section 8. i see there are so many
in companies that you think are doing the right thing and you never know when a carl icahn is going to show up and upset the apple cart and cause a corporation to get that one time share price bump up. but in the long run, it is hard to make your long-term returns. if you have an questions about whether that is happening, i have a new piece of macro economic evidence for you. number one, our public corporations are disappearing. the number of public companies listed on the u.s. exchanges has declined by more than 40% in the last 15 years. if it were a species, we would call it in danger. -- endangered. number two, the life span of a fortune 500 company was about 75 years in the 1920's. it is down to 15 years today. so if you have any doubt that short-termism is harming our corporations, that should be some evidence you think about. you might wonder if there is more going on than you have realized. what are we to do? the good news is, i do see this problem is very fixable, or at least improveable. we know what we need to do. of the first thing we need to do is try to reduce the influence of sho
will return at 2:00 p.m. eastern on sunday, with votes expected in 6:30at 6:30? ris mccain and carl levin spoke to reporters for about half an hour. >> why don't you give them a bunch over here and let them pass it out. ok, sorry for the delay. we thought we had a vote, but there was no vote. senator mccain and i are part of a group of eight senators who have been working for about a month to come up with a proposal for our leaders and our conferences, which will hopefully overcome the gridlock that has so permeated the u.s. senate. the eight senators who have participated in this effort are myself, senator mccain, senator schumer, senator alexander, senator cardin, senator kyl, senator prior, and senator barasso. it is a bipartisan proposal, and we believe strongly we must reform the senate's procedures if it is going to do business more efficiently and fairly. there are many parts to our proposal, i would say the key number-one part is to give the majority leader options to overcome the filibuster and the threat of a filibuster on a motion to proceed. that has been the greatest problem
journal, there was a letter actually signed by dianne feinstein, senator carl levin, and senator john mccain, they wrote to the head of sony pictures, which put out the movie, saying that this depiction of the reliance on those interrogations was incorrect according to the records. there's also a senate intelligence committee report that has not yet been made public, but the summary released of that categorically states that these enhanced interrogation techniques were not -- that they are discredited as an intelligence- gathering mechanism and that they were not a central part of the pope binding in bin laden. host: this is the headlights from yesterday in the baltimore sun -- what did the cia and the intelligence community learn from the bin laden killing and how does that play into the future operations? guest: the cia was working the intelligence exploitation and putting together the trail of breadcrumbs that i think was really what is a fascinating story and reveals the cia detective work, this very painstaking and often un glamorous work to put together clues, sift through mount
. for instance, i got to meet carl sandburg. i was taking an english literature class. i got him to sign my english text book. [laughter] i have said enough. >> did you get an 'a'? >> as a matter of fact, i did. i was a very studious type. i was boring. except for a little short time at the end when i was not boring. i did not get mentioned a whole lot of times about the partying i was doing. >> we will get to that. [laughter] susan, when you were in the white house, it is the mid 70's. you are in high school. that is a pretty unique vantage point on that era. your youthful rebellion -- how did it manifest itself at the white house? >> unlike lynda, she lived on the second floor with her parents across the hall. i had the third floor to myself. i actually took julie's and david's room. we can all tell each other who lived in the room before the other person did. we did not move in like the johnsons. my dad commuted from alexandria, virginia. when the move again, it had turquoise blue shag carpeting. the only way to make an outgoing phone call was you pick up the phone and the white house op
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